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Post Doctoral Research Associate (S03834P)

University of Texas at Arlington

Job Description

Posting Details

Position Information
Posting Number
Position Title
Post Doctoral Research Associate (S03834P)
UTA Research Institute
Ft. Worth
Job Family
Position Status
Work Hours
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.
Open to
External and Internal
$48,000 to $55,000
Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis
Benefits Eligible
Job Summary
The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join our team in the Automation and Intelligent Systems (AIS) Division. In this role, you will assist with research and development projects in the areas of robotics, machine learning, control systems, and/or computer vision. Applicants should have expertise in at least two the four aforementioned fields. The role will focus on directly contributing to theoretical and experimental research and development of new technologies. You will have opportunity to direct teams of students and researcher scientists. You will also assist in establishing and developing collaborative partnerships, grant and proposal writing, and contributing to patent applications.
General Requirements:
  • Possess first-hand knowledge and expertise in robotics, control systems, machine learning, and/or computer vision
  • Able to multi-task, collaboratively work in interdisciplinary teams, and work on projects independently
  • Able to present findings/results through both oral and written communication to internal and external customers
  • Maintain awareness of current technological advancements related to your field
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and analysis of algorithms for machine learning, estimation and control and/or computer vision.
  • Experimental validation of algorithms on hardware platforms
  • Supervise students and interns
  • Identify relevant funding opportunities; contribute to or lead writing efforts (proposals, publications, reports, presentations, etc.)
  • Participate in developing academic and industry collaborations
Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or relevant engineering or science discipline, with background in robotics, machine learning, control theory and/or computer vision.
Preferred Qualifications

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
C/C++, Python, MATLAB, ROS, OpenCV, Unity, GPU programming, linear and nonlinear control theory, supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning, Torch, Tensorflow, scientific communication, LaTeX.
Working Conditions
May work around standard office conditions
Special Conditions for Eligibility
Working Title
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

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Number of Vacancies
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Review Start Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

Other Requirements:
Application must include Resume, Letter of Interest, List of References (minimum of three, with contact information).
In your letter indicated which focus areas you have strength in: robotics, machine learning, control systems, or computer vision.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter

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